YOUTH TO YOUTH SUMMIT
Youth to Youth International Summit is an annual thematic event. Each year it presents six challenging for youth topics and facilitates panel discussions, networking, cultural activities and workshops that aim to inspire participants to cooperate on creation of joint projects. The best projects, selected during the Summit, automatically receive a year-long unlimited support for the development and implementation under the Youth to Youth Action Hub.
- To create an effective framework for functional dialogue and projects’ development on the six most sensitive and relevant topics to youth;
- To select six specific projects, reflecting the topics, which will be implemented back in the home countries of the participants after the Summit;
- To enhance the Y2Y Alumni Network, which serves as a space for strengthening unity between youth from different continents of the world, as well as environment bridging the gaps among the countries.
1st International Youth to Youth Summit
16th-20th of April, 2015 in Vilnius the first International Youth to Youth Summit was held under the topic: «The Role of Youth in Solving Global Challenges and Bridging Gaps Among Nations”.
2nd International Youth to Youth Summit
The second Youth to Youth Summit was held in Krakow, Poland, from 21st to 25th of April 2016 under the topic «Why should I care? Understanding implications of corruption, transparency & accountability on our lives”.
3rd International Youth to Youth Summit
The third International Youth to Youth Summit took place in Dubai, UAE in 2017 from 23rd to 27th of April. The Summit was devoted to the theme of “Youth Creating Social Innovations and Building Sustainable Future by means of ICT’s”.
4th International Youth to Youth Summit
The 4th International Youth to Youth Summit was held in Malmo, Sweden from the 31st of May to the 4th of June. The Summit focused on topic «Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development of Society and Economy».
5th International Youth to Youth Summit
The 5th International Youth to Youth Summit was held in Hong-Kong and was devoted to the topic «Shaping the Future: Space, Economy, Society & Culture».
6th International Youth to Youth Summit
The 6th International Youth to Youth Summit was held in October 2021 in Kyiv, Ukraine and was devoted to the topic of peacebuilding under the theme “Youth building Sustaining Peace”